Riggs View sits in splendid isolation with no near neighbours and superb views yet is only 1 mile away from the village of Brough. Brough has a village shop, primary school, outreach post office, an hotel, public house and cafes. There are regular bus services to Kendal and Penrith and easy access to the Carlisle Settle Railway at Kirkby Stephen and Appleby. Secondary schools are either the highly regarded Kirkby Stephen or Appleby Grammar schools. The town is just five miles from the popular market town of Kirkby Stephen which itself has a variety of day-to-day amenities including supermarket, general shops, banks, hotels, public houses, restaurants and various sporting facilities. Brough is also close to the A66 for Scotch Corner (A1[M]) and Penrith (M6), the Lakes and Carlisle and to the south via Kirkby Stephen to Tebay (M6) for Kendal and Lancaster. The property has remained in the same family for over 50 years, the property is need of some minor modernisation and updating. The accommodation is spacious and offers flexibility and potential for further development. The main house has a front porch into the dining kitchen, then through to a good sized sitting room with open fire, pleasant hall way and dining room. Upstairs, there are three large double bedrooms and a house bathroom. There is both oil and solid fuel central heating and double glazing throughout. Attached to the house, on the east end, is a cow byre which could have potential for further accommodation or an annex, subject to the necessary planning consents. Adjacent to the main house and to the front of the byre, is a large double garage and workshop which was added in 2003. The house is approached up a good track off the road, leading to double iron gates and a cattle grid. There is ample parking on hard standing and gravelled area to the front of the garage & house. There is a small Pinfold with the septic tank and a paddock beyond. The garden has been beautifully kept with lawn, borders and trees. There are various sheds for hay & storage. Attached to the house on the west end is a good stone built store room with the central heating boiler.Riggs View is a great family or active retirement home within easy walking distance of the village. Viewing is essential to appreciate the location & opportunities offered by this lovely property.
Porch 1.83m x 1.22m (6'0" x 4'0")
Stone built porch. Front door, internal door. Window.
Dining Kitchen 3.96m x 3.70m (13' x 12'2")
Good family dining kitchen. Good range of wall and base units. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for cooker. Radiator. Windows to front and rear with open outlook.
Sitting Room 4.06m x 3.78m (13'4" x 12'5")
Bright, front room. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Open fireplace with back boiler and tiled surround. Radiator. Large window to the front.
Fitted carpet. Radiator. Stair case. Good under stairs cupboard. Front door.
Dining Room 12.00m x 3.76m (39'4" x 12'4")
Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to the front.
Fiited carp[et. Coved ceiling. Radiator. 2 Windows to the rear with lovely views.
Bedroom One 4.00m x 3.89m (13'1" x 12'9")
Large, front double bedroom. Fited carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to the front with lovely views.
Bedroom Two 4.40m x 2.84m (14'5" x 9'4")
Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to the front with long distance views over the Eden Valley.
Bedroom Three 3.66m x 3.53m (12'0" x 11'7")
Lovely, front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Ceiling coving. Radiator. Window with views.
Bathroom 2.90m x 2.60m (9'6" x 8'6")
Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Dated bathroom suite in green with WC, wash basin and large shower. Radiator. Window to the front with views.
Approached by a gravel lane across 'Parish Field' . Full right of way maintained by Riggs View. Parish Field is let out every 5 years to the highest bidder. Cattle grids at the road and at the house.
Large parking and turning area for 6-8 vehicles.
Byre 6.25m x 3.89m (20'6" x 12'9")
Attached, unimproved, two storey cow byre. Scope to include in to main house or create separate accommodation. Cobbled and flagged floor. Ladder to upper floor with full room height, beams, trusses and forking hole door.
Boiler Room 13.00m x 6.00m (42'8" x 19'8")
Single storey boiler room. Worcester oil boiler
Double Garage 8.60m x 6.80m (28'3" x 22'4")
Block and stone built double garage. 2 Large double timber doors. WC. Power and light. 3 Roof lights.
GARDENS & LAND
Small, walled paddock with septic tank.
Paddock to the side of the byre and garage. Approx 0.33 Acres. 2-3m strip of land to the rear of the house to 'dog compound' Owner to erect a fence.
Level South facing lawn garden. New oil tank. Range of tin sheds.
A small garth to the West of the garden and small paddock. Approx 0.16 acres.